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BoJo demands mobile 'kill switch' as thefts surge

Mayor of London Boris Johnson is leading calls for a mobile 'kill switch' to become standard, that disables phones the minute they're stolen.

By Jul. 20, 2013


Prosecutors team up to combat smartphone thefts

Police and other law enforcement officials would be part of a new group dedicated to clamping down on the rise in smartphone thefts, says the Associated Press.

By Jun. 13, 2013


Apple, others to meet with law enforcement over violent phone thefts

Representatives from Apple, Samsung, Google/Motorola, and Microsoft are set to meet with top officials in New York and San Francisco to discuss a tech solution to street theft of mobile devices.

By Jun. 5, 2013


Apple, Samsung, others urged to help thwart mobile phone thefts

The New York State attorney general is asking Apple, Samsung, Google, Motorola, and Microsoft what they're doing to crack down on the costly and sometimes violent thefts of mobile phones.

By May. 13, 2013


iPhone, iPad thefts jump 40 percent in NYC

Thefts of Apple iDevices in New York City have soared from last year, according to the latest stats from the New York City Police Department.

By Sep. 25, 2012


NY mayor blames crime rise on thefts of iPad and iPhone

The New York mayor blames a rise in crime on thefts of Apple devices. I'm talking here!

By Dec. 31, 2012


New Facebook HQ suffers mysterious thefts

Even before Facebook moves into its new Menlo Park, Calif., headquarters, someone has allegedly been creeping onto the site and stealing copper wiring.

By Jun. 30, 2011


FBI reports auto thefts, recovery rates down

A recently released FBI 2009 Crime Statistics report indicates the national vehicle theft rate is decreasing, but the rate of recovery for stolen vehicles is at an 25 year low.

By Sep. 14, 2010


Acura Integra thefts promote Civic unrest

Acura Integra thefts promote Civic unrest

By Aug. 2, 2006


iPhone, iPad most popular devices among NYC crooks

Apple's mobile devices accounted for 18 percent of all grand larcenies in the Big Apple last year, says The Wall Street Journal.

By Jan. 13, 2014